James Couttie

Military Information

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  • Service no: Clyde Z/355
  • Rank: Able Seaman
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  • Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
  • Unit/Ship: Hawke Battalion, R.N. Div
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 13.11.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 1A

Personal Information

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  • Address: 231 Blackness Road, Dundee
  • Occupation: Mechanic, Grove Mills, Dundee
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More about James Couttie

James has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.

James Couttie   CZ/355 Hawke Bn Royal Naval Division


Mr Couttie, 231 Blackness Road, Dundee, has received official information that his son, A.B. James Couttie, of the Royal Naval Division, has been reported missing since 13th November.  A.B. Couttie enlisted two years ago, and also took part in the Gallipoli campaign.  Prior to enlistment he was a mechanic in Grove Mills.

Dundee Courier 1st December 1916


COUTTIE—In loving memory of my friend A.B. James Couttie, Royal Naval Division, reported missing, then officially reported killed on 13th November 1916.  Inserted by Thomas Brand, B.E.F., France.

Dundee People’s Journal 17th November 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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